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Today's Medical Developments
March 7, 2018
The answer may be to use your critical thinking skills as an analog computer (from Neal O. Hines' Atoms, Nature, and Man – “Analog computers have been used experimentally for theoretical projections of results.”) In other words, don't let the coming digital healthcare world intimidate or panic you.
Los Alamos Daily Post
February 26, 2018
Dr. Urbatsch will be demonstrating LANL's museum-quality replica of this analog computer. Enrico Fermi and L.D.P. King created the FERMIAC in 1947 to study the paths of neutrons using the Monte Carlo method. More information about History on Tap and other Historical Society programs and events canÃâÃÂ ...
February 12, 2018
It was, in reality, an analogue computer, thousands of years before they were invented again. David Wolfe will discuss the details of the discovery and the research into this device. The talk will take place on Wednesday 28 February at 18:00 at the Iziko South African Museum, 25 Queen Victoria Street.
February 11, 2018
Many innovations were introduced with the B-29 Superfortress including: “a pressurized cabin, dual-wheeled, tricycle landing gear, and an analog computer-controlled fire-control system that directed four remote machine gun turrets that could be operated by a single gunner and a fire-control officer.
December 1, 2017
img Photo: Steven Fine Time and Tide: This mechanical analog computer was used for predicting tides. Known as “Old Brass Brains” (or more formally, Tide-Predicting Machine No. 2), it served the U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey in the calculation of tide tables beginning in 1912 and was not retired untilÃâÃÂ ...
October 26, 2017
... and a few proof-of-concept demonstrations have been done using them. But a team from IBM Zurich has now gone beyond proof of concept, and it has used an array of a million phase change memory bits as an analog computer, performing tests for temporal correlations on real-world weather data.
May 17, 2017
In the summer of 1900 some sponge divers came across an ancient wreck offPoint Glyphadia on the Greek island Antikythera. The salvaged a number of artifacts most of which were packed up and sent to the National Museum of Archeology in Athens. Two years later, on this day, the 17th of May, 1902,ÃâÃÂ ...
Los Alamos Monitor
December 31, 1999
Urbatsch will be demonstrating LANL's museum-quality replica of this analog computer. Enrico Fermi and L.D.P. King created the FERMIAC in 1947 to study the paths of neutrons using the Monte Carlo method. More information about History on Tap and other Historical Society programs and events can beÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
On March 14, 1957, Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of electronic television and vice president and technical consultant for the Farnsworth Electronics Co., shows off one of the early television sets produced by his company in Fort Wayne. This museum piece, with its small screen, was built shortly after the endÃâÃÂ ...
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